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Christian Perfection – 20: What Is It To Be Sanctified?

Christian Perfection – 20: What Is It To Be Sanctified? By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is  perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) In the seventeenth part of A Plain Account of Christian  Perfection, John Wesley discusses the substance of four Annual Conferences.   […]

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Christian Perfection – 19: A Repentant Spirit

Christian Perfection – 19: A Repentant Spirit By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is  perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) One of the obvious signs that God’s love is being perfected  in us is that we develop a repentant spirit.  If we truly […]

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Christian Perfection – 18: To Walk As He Walked

Christian Perfection – 18: To Walk As He Walked By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is  perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) Throughout A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,  John Wesley continually refers to our walking as Jesus also walked, which we  specifically […]

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Christian Perfection – 17: Salvation Unto Perfect Love

Christian Perfection – 17: Salvation Unto Perfect Love By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is  perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) I have come to look at a true hymn as one in which the  Biblical truths of God, and who He is, […]

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Christian Perfection – 16: If We Truly Love God

Christian Perfection – 16: If We Truly Love God By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) As we continue in the thirteenth part of “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, we see that a vital aspect a […]

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Christian Perfection – 15: The Image of God

Christian Perfection – 15: The Image of God By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) In this Chapter we shall see an inner warring of the imperfect with the perfect that takes place as we are regenerated […]

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Christian Perfection – 14: In What Sense Christians Are Perfect

Christian Perfection – 14: In What Sense Christians Are Perfect By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) It was a little after 6:30 in the morning on 13 October 2001, and as I sat in front of […]

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Christian Perfection – 13: In What Sense Christians Are Not Perfect

Christian Perfection – 13: In What Sense Christians Are Not Perfect By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) In the twelfth part of “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, John Wesley discusses the dichotomy of Christian perfection […]

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Christian Perfection – 12: Opposition to Perfection

Christian Perfection – 12: Opposition to Perfection By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) In the eleventh part of “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection”, John Wesley discusses his brother’s and his surprise at the opposition from […]

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Christian Perfection – 11: The Character of a Perfect Christian

Christian Perfection – 11: The Character of a Perfect Christian By: Frank L. Hoffman Jesus said, “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) (Wesley’s writings are in bold) About two months ago (August, 2001), I was told the story about a Methodist pastor who had his “ordination paper” […]

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